Saturday night saw the return of Young The Giant to Chicago since releasing their last album, Mind Over Matter. The last time we saw these guys was also in Uptown’s Riviera Theatre and it was actually one of the earliest recaps we did for the site. This time around the tickets came courtesy of DO312.com after I entered their giveaway for this show and I was lucky enough to win myself a pair, so shout-outs to them for the free show.
The show itself was an experience worth re-telling for the simple fact that I was able to see that Young The Giant has gotten so much better in these last few years. The last time around YTG sure had a great number of fans that helped justify that last Riviera show being able to sell-out, but many of those at the show were fans of “the singles,” and at this show it was much easier to pick out that sort of fan over those who didn‘t know the lyrics to every song on the set list. Continue Reading